Oculus Rift - For Tennis

West Coast Ace

G.O.A.T.
This week at CES the long-awaited info on the release date and pricing of the Oculus Rift has come out. It appears that it's first use case is for gaming.

But I want one - for Wimbledon (and other tennis tournament) viewing. While I like traveling to and watching live ATP matches, there are tickets like Wimbledon that are very, very difficult to get. If the Wimbledon committee would install 3D cameras on center, ct 1, and a few other courts and sell a package for the tournament, I would pay. Probably quite a bit of money. And think many other fans would too. Ditto the other majors and the 1000's and top 500's. The 250's would probably cannibalize their ticket sales if they offered it (except those in cities that offer other tourist pursuits).

Thoughts?
 
This week at CES the long-awaited info on the release date and pricing of the Oculus Rift has come out. It appears that it's first use case is for gaming.

But I want one - for Wimbledon (and other tennis tournament) viewing. While I like traveling to and watching live ATP matches, there are tickets like Wimbledon that are very, very difficult to get. If the Wimbledon committee would install 3D cameras on center, ct 1, and a few other courts and sell a package for the tournament, I would pay. Probably quite a bit of money. And think many other fans would too. Ditto the other majors and the 1000's and top 500's. The 250's would probably cannibalize their ticket sales if they offered it (except those in cities that offer other tourist pursuits).

Thoughts?
I want that one too. It will cost around $1500 with powerful computer system it will run. Oculus itself is around $500. So I am thinking if I can tweak my computer system to make it powerful enough I maybe able to run it. But there is a cheaper version which will run on your Samsung phone. That will be super cheap
 

West Coast Ace

G.O.A.T.
Won't you be limited by the bandwidth of your home connection?
Right now, yes. But people are 'cutting the cord' dropping cable and satellite TV); there are unlimited packages available. And Tennis Channel is selling their TC Plus which is a streaming service - so they must know that some % of the US population has access to bandwidth.
 
VR is best for gaming for now. That's what experts are saying. I hope there is a better one coming out by this year's Christmas:D
 
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